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SUCH NOT SO GREAT HEIGHTS
At 5100 meters' elevation, a Peruvian gold mining town is the world's highest settlement — and a good place to study how life at extremely low oxygen levels ravages the body.
NATURAL BEAUTIES
Every year, London's Natural History Museum collects the best wildlife photography from around the globe for its Wildlife Photographer of the year. Previous years' competitions have featured some spectacular shots, and 2019's contest is no exception.
LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST

The Italian town Ivrea was once a model for workers’ rights and progressive design. Now, it’s both a cautionary tale and evidence of a grand experiment in making labor humane.

FROM CORN DOGS TO SALAD ON A STICK

A taste of Americana in its most portable, edible form — food on a stick, from bacon-wrapped riblets to a Caprese salad to a deep-fried Twinkie — at the Iowa State Fair.

LOW ART

In 1974, a Dutch photographer set out to capture what the Netherlands really looked like, beyond windmills and tulips. 43 years later, photographer Cleo Wächter retraces the project to see what’s changed.

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